Good Fridays w/Padre: Our Forces

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Evidently we’re playing something called the Air Force Academy this weekend.  I’ve never really understood what an “Air Force” actually is.  We never had one in France – and if we had (let’s be honest) they would have found a way to surrender promptly.  We never had an Air Force back when I was … [Read more...]

Good Fridays w/Padre: Armageddon

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The Revelation of the 86th meeting between Notre Dame and USC, which The BVM gave unto him, to show unto his Irish, things which must shortly come to pass; and She sent and signified it by a really freaky dream unto Her servant Edward.  Blessed are they who read this, and they who hear the words of … [Read more...]

Good Fridays w/Padre: True Colors

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Green is good.  It’s the color of God’s green earth.  Green is the shade of Ireland – 40 shades of Ireland.  Green is one of OUR colors.  Not the ugly reptilian green of Michigan State; not the olivetan green of Tulane and their wave.  This is Irish Green…shall we say Kelly Green.  What wonderful … [Read more...]

Good Fridays w/Padre: Plagues


All this rain that has swamped our green and pleasant land over the past two days has put me in the mind of plagues.  A plague is a test sent by God to determine how committed we are in our faith – like parietals.  Unlike parietals, which only bring good and prevent evil, many plagues can cause much … [Read more...]

Good Fridays W/Padre: Misremembered

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The world is a very different place up in Ann Abhor Arbor.  The stadium is bigger, the fans are meaner, and the shade of yellow is urine-ier.  They even have an entirely different perspective on the world and all that’s in it, as seen through their beady little giant-North-American-weasel eyes.  … [Read more...]